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July 16th-Repentance, then, plays not just a part of our acceptance of Jesus’ atonement for our sins, but an ongoing role, due to our daily stumbling and misadventures.

Jeremiah 15: 19 Therefore, thus says the LORD, “If you return, then I will restore you— Before Me you will stand; And if you extract the precious from the worthless, You will become My spokesman. They for their part may … Continue reading

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July 13th-the requirements are also a tall order, truth, justice, and righteousness being as rare as they are

Jeremiah 4: 2 And you will swear, ‘As the LORD lives,’ In truth, in justice and in righteousness; Then the nations will bless themselves in Him, And in Him they will glory.” This is quite a statement, with the people … Continue reading

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July 4th-only when we look and see where we actually were and just how far He has brought us, does the revelation come of just how much He has done for and in us.

Let us pause to celebrate our nation’s day of independence. And now, for today’s worship and scripture: Isaiah 45: 5 “I am the LORD, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God. I will gird you, though … Continue reading

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July 2nd-King Hezekiah’s first response to the bad news is to approach the Lord for His help and guidance

Isaiah 371And when King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth and entered the house of the LORD. King Hezekiah’s first response to the bad news is to approach the Lord for His help and guidance. … Continue reading

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June 21st-“Just go right ahead and keep doing what you’re doing”

Isaiah 6: 9 He said, “Go, and tell this people: ‘Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.’ 10 “Render the hearts of this people insensitive,……..11 Then I said, “Lord, how long?” And He … Continue reading

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June 20th-How often do we act out in life as if we were rebellious “spiritual teenagers”?

Isaiah 3: 3 “An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master’s manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand.” The Lord has given even simple creatures the power of knowledge, to know their master; to … Continue reading

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June 14th-We should find satisfaction in toil, it is a gift of God

Ecclesiastes 1: 12I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the gift of God. … Continue reading

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